Acuna, Miguel Lara, GMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1951-1958, GM-0000, USS Los Angeles (CA-135)
Service Years
1940 - 1961
GM-Gunner's Mate
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by PO1 Carlos Benavides (chale biggs) to remember Acuna, Miguel Lara, GMC USN(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Corpus Christi, TX
Last Address
Un ranchito in South Texas

Date of Passing
Aug 19, 2007
Location of Interment
Seaside Memorial Park Mausoleum - Corpus Christi, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion Order of the Shellback

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Mike was a great American.  A proud Pearl Harbor Survivor.  A father of six  and  a nice neigbor;  A retired CPO and a retired Civil Servant at CCAD(Corpus Christi Army Depot).  Mike is buried close to my dad also a WWII veteran.  I miss them both.  The world is a better place because of their service and family.

Carlos B Benavides 
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Aboard USS Vestal at Pearl Harbor, he served on the USS Vestal until 1943 He was then transferred to the USS Titanina for the rest of the war. He took pare in the landings in North Africam Bougaineville, Leyte Gulf, Guam, Borneo and many other s in the Pacific. 

Korean War 
He was aboard the the USS Los Angels when it was hit by shore batteries from the Norht Korea. 

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  1951-1958, GM-0000, USS Los Angeles (CA-135)

GM-Gunner's Mate

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USS Los Angeles (CA-135) Unit Page

Chief Petty Officer

GM-0000-Gunner's Mate

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 USS Los Angeles (CA-135) Details

USS Los Angeles (CA-135)
Hull number CA-135

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS L-M

Heavy Cruiser

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2017
My Photos For This Duty Station
USS Los Angeles CA-135 1954
1958 CPO Acuna
36 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Los Angeles (CA-135)

Crandell, Kenneth, PO2, (1950-1954) GM GMA-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Daspit, Lawrence Randall, RADM, (1927-1967) OFF 112X Captain
Outerbridge, William Woodward, RDML, (1927-1957) OFF 000X Captain
Luitjens, Robert, LCDR, (1950-1975) OFF 000X Lieutenant Commander
Normandin, Charles, CWO2, (1927-1957) OFF 316X Warrant Officer
Cox, Arthur, MCPO, (1947-1977) ET ETR-1501 Chief Petty Officer
Bell, George, PO2, (1957-1960) ET ETR-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Bess, Lon, PO2, (1958-1964) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
BRADY, HAROLD, PO2, (1954-1958) FT FT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Dupzyk, John, PO2, (1950-1959) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Ferrier, Danny, PO2, (1958-1964) GMT GMT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hukill, Robert, PO2, (1957-1961) RD RD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Lemons, Keith, SCPO, (1954-1974) RD RD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Manriquez, Leonard, PO2, (1957-1961) IC IC-4716 Petty Officer Second Class
Turman, Clarence, PO2, (1957-1968) FC FC-0001 Petty Officer Second Class
Wilder, Donald, PO2, (1955-1959) FT FT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
BLACK, HUSTON, PO3, (1958-1962) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Carson, James, PO3, (1958-1962) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Grover Jr, Lyman, PO3, (1954-1957) FT FT-1138 Petty Officer Third Class
Pacheco, Edward, PO3, (1955-1958) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ramirez, Ralph Roy, LT, (1955-1961) PN PN-2526 Petty Officer Third Class
Forton, Andrew, CPO, (1954-1974) SH SH-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Lindsay, Sheldon, SN, (1954-1958) SN SN-9700 Seaman
Lupiani, Frank, SN, (1956-1959) IC IC-4777 Seaman
Zecca, Joe C., S1c, (1950-1952) SN SN-0000 Seaman
March, John, AN, (1948-1952) AL AL-0000 Airman
Penny, Harmon Charles, CAPT, (1942-1970) Lieutenant Commander
Lankton, Milt, LTJG, (1951-1954) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Merritt, Ernest, CAPT, (1958-1983) Ensign
Huth, Carl, CDR, (1947-1978) ET Chief Petty Officer
Bell, George, PO2, (1957-1960) Petty Officer Second Class
Boone, Stanley D, PO3, (1951-1954) FTB Petty Officer Third Class
Lyness, James, PO3, (1954-1958) IM Petty Officer Third Class
FRANKE, Bruce, PO3, (1952-1956) Seaman 1st Class
Rosenbluh, David, PO3, (1952-1956) RM Seaman 1st Class
Gooden, John, SN, (1954-1957) Seaman
Carman, Hank, MCPO, (1958-1988) Fireman Apprentice

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